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U.S. Embassy Unveils New Non Immigrant Visa Application
December 17, 2009

Cairo– The U.S. Embassy is unveiling a new fully web-based nonimmigrant visa application form to replace the current Electronic Visa Application form. The new form will be available on-line for use beginning January 1, 2010. Use of this modernized form will be mandatory for all applications submitted in Cairo beginning March 1, 2010. This new form is already being used successfully at 24 U.S. embassies and consulates.

Visa applicants may access the new electronic form at

The form is available on-line in a number of languages, including Arabic. All applicants are required to complete the questions, however, using English characters only. The U.S Embassy encourages all applicants to begin using this form as of January 1, 2010.

For more information on visas or other consular matters, please see